Tag - pet

 
 

PET

Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Jun 14, 2017
Hero at heart: a dog named Rikinosuke
Some ARK staff have called this 10-year-old mix of Norwegian elkhound and Australian cattle dog 'the Chris Hemsworth of dogs,' in reference to the actor's portrayal of Thor.
Japan Times
ENVIRONMENT
Jun 10, 2017
Plastic fantastic: How does Tokyo recycle its waste?
The next time you trek out to the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau, situated on the fringes of Shinagawa along Tokyo Bay, look around and you'll see a giant smokestack by the Konan Ohashi Bridge. The visa-dispensing center, essential for foreign nationals who want to live in Tokyo, stands right by a...
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Jun 7, 2017
What you got cookin'?: a cat named Chijimi
This green-eyed beauty, with a thick mane of fur, looks like a gray lion, and he's even more beautiful when you see him in the flesh.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
May 28, 2017
Heart-warming: a shih tzu mix named Cockle
Weighing no more than a rather large cat, 2-year-old Cockle has something of a feline nature to him.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
May 21, 2017
One that didn't get away: Cat Bateau finds a home with Aussies in Tokyo
It was 'love at first sight,' says Liz Shek-Noble of when she saw Bateau featured in The Japan Times last June.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
May 14, 2017
Born this way: a cat named Chapuche
Chapuche is a doll of a cat and likes nothing more than to roll over and have you give her a belly rub, but she's got a little mean look that keeps some people away.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
May 10, 2017
Just lonely: a dog named Shinta
Though he's a mature, healthy dog of 14 years of age, the one thing Shinta loves as much as people is toys.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Apr 23, 2017
Bright sunshiny day: a cat named Noma
Noma loves people and food, and she is ready to bring a whole lot of sunshine into someone's days.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Apr 16, 2017
Big on love: a dog named Kombu
A bit timid around people and not quick to trust, Kombu does hold his ground where others may run. Patience will gain his confidence and, when it does, he's a sucker for love.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Apr 12, 2017
Winning ways: Dachshund Rusk finds a home in Tokyo
Rusk, first featured here in September 2015, was able to win the heart of his foster parent, Junko Sugimoto, and is now firmly ensconced in his new Tokyo home.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Apr 5, 2017
Fab — and then some: a kitten named Nakamun
Nakamun, now 10 months old, is back and ready to be scooped up by one very lucky person, even a first-time owner.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Mar 26, 2017
Intoxicating: a German shepherd named Schlenkerla
Schlenkerla came from an infamous puppy mill and was bought for a child who was given no support regarding the dog's care.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Mar 19, 2017
'Take me in,' she said: a cat named Futen
Normally, cats and dogs are brought to ARK or are rescued by the group. Futen, however, suddenly appeared on the doorstep of an ARK staff member and asked to be let in.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Mar 12, 2017
Cuddle me quick: a dog named Tucker
Seven-month-old Tucker is one of two siblings who came to ARK as strays. Now, he and his brother are looking for a roomy home, either separate or together.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Mar 5, 2017
Spick and span: Cats find a home in Kyoto — and keep it clean
Kinomi and Konoha were featured here in 2015. Since then, the two have been lucky enough to find a home in Kyoto.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Mar 4, 2017
Welcome to the design fold
This month celebrates the art of folding with a selection of products that can be transformed by just a few bends, creases and tucks.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Feb 26, 2017
Devilish duo: an inseparable pair of cats named Kaisei and Muniko
Kaisei and Muniko, both about 7 months old, came to ARK separately but are now pretty much joined at the hip.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Feb 19, 2017
Here for you: a dog named Yukichi
Yukichi is something of an ideal little dog: healthy, happy, never destructive — one who would be happy with canine company or without.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Feb 1, 2017
Wild thing: a tabby cat named Raming
No cream-puff pussycat here, Raming is a cat for the true cat lover, a lover of passion, a lover of the hunt.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / ADOPT ME!
Jan 22, 2017
Border-free: a dog named Jun
In September, the handsome Jun arrived in Japan from Malaysia after an international effort to rescue him and others from what were reported to be extremely dire conditions.

Longform

Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan